How Much Radiation Is In A Single Banana?

Your bananas are irradiated. Don’t worry; they’re perfectly safe. But the average banana contains at least 0.1 micro sieverts (0.1 μSv) of radiation. Not enough to harm anyone, no, but it’s something. In fact, this is what’s known as the Banana Equivalent Dose, or the amount of radiation exposure you’ll receive from eating that singular …

Nuking Cyclones

NOAA Explains Why We Can’t Nuke Tropical Cyclones

Earlier this year, NOAA shocked the world when they announced that mermaids — yes, mermaids — probably aren’t real. Well, unfortunately, they’ve once again decided to crush the hopes and dreams of those of us who sometimes like to think outside the box. Like, way outside the box. On their Tropical Cyclone Modification And Myths …